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Check out the latest blogs from the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce CEO, economic development and public affairs teams.

Phoenix Forward launch photo

Looking back at Phoenix Forward

Now that our new economic development initiative, Phoenix Forward, has had a successful launch and is well on its way...

Brian Swartz Apollo Group

The true measure of a man

In his famous play, Lady Windermere’s Fan, Oscar Wilde defined a cynic as “a man who knows the price of...

students testing

We must aim higher

Like many Arizona parents, I have a child who has just taken the new AzMERIT exams. This school year, AzMERIT...

Todd Sanders Junior Achievement

Today’s students are tomorrow’s leaders

You’ve probably heard me say before that a strong workforce is a critical component to a strong economy. Our economic...

Chase Field top view


For decades, the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce – and chambers just like ours – focused on showing the rest...

Congratulations IMPACT 2015

Celebrating our best

Arizona is regularly portrayed unfairly by the national media and very often misunderstood. However, more often than not, we are...

Budget cuts scissors

The unkindest cuts

Solving the state’s budget dilemma will require some tough choices and potentially painful cuts. But we would be short-sighted if...

Mount Rushmore

The leading edge

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” — John...

Arizona Superbowl Downtown Phoenix 2015

Big game, huge impact

So….got plans for Sunday? As you surely know by now, hundreds of millions of eyes will be on our Valley...

Mentoring Works 1

Mentors make a difference

This is the story of a young community college student and the amazing impact a mentor can have. The student...